The worldwide celebration of scrumptious alcoholic mixes is on May 13 and luckily, there’s no shortage of cool cocktail bars in Leeds Menus full of fruity infusions and creative, smoky spirits with all the classics on offer as well.
Here are 10 of the best places for cocktails across the city for you to choose from. Which concoction will you order first?
The Kirkgate bar and cafe that welcomes pooches and people alike to enjoy its craft beer has now expanded its alcoholic offerings to include cocktails. From raspberry and coconut daiquiris to amaretto sours, Wapentake's exotic cocktails can now be enjoyed alongside its Yorkshire-brewed craft beer, pizza, toasties and pasties. Each month the bar sports a new ‘cocktail of the month’ and its Instagram followers are invited to enter into a competition to name the fancy cocktail with a chance to win a free one.
Banyan in Leeds city centre is a stylish bar with a vibrant atmosphere. With 2-4-1 cocktails all day every day, surely a visit here is a given?
7. The Rooftop at East Parade
It's Leeds' secret rooftop terrace, where party-goers can sip on an alcoholic slushie while listening to live music overlooking the city centre. The Rooftop at East Parade is hidden by an entrance at the rear of the bar on Park Cross Street, and is guarded by a pass code which changes every day and can be accessed through The Rooftop’s Instagram page - @eastparaderooftop.
8. The Lost and Found
The Lost and Found on Greek Street is a popular cocktail bar which has previously been ranked as the number one spot for outdoor seating in Leeds. Enjoy drinks from the garden-themed cocktail menu, such as the Mythical Garden Martini or Tangled Teapot. Which one do you fancy?